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Xqdesigns is the Chief Editor behind the popular blog - www.handmade-jewelry-club.com, membership and magazine - www.diybeadingclub.com.
Xqdesigns ventured into jewelry making few years ago. Since ...

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Bird Nest Chain Bracelet

from xqdesigns @ diylessons
(5) Name: 'Jewelry : Bird Nest Chain Bracelet
Bird Nest Chain Bracelet

Pattern Description:

The chain weave also know as Byzantine Chain - is an ancient chain pattern. A shape of each block looks like to bird nest especially if you add some beads around it. Chain maille technique is wonderful! By using simple materials such as jump rings and beads, you can create all sorts of beautiful and creative designs! Though simple enough to do, most beginners might find it difficult to begin with. Hence this tutorial offers detailed step by step pictorial guides to students of all level in making this fun project!


  • 20 gauge big Jump rings 10mm in diameter
  • Beads with large hole to ensure the beads can pass through the jump rings.
  • Flat nose pliers
  • Chain nose pliers
  • Wire Cutter

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